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The University of York

Mathematical Finance (Distance Learning)

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Rank: 21 (UKEAS)

Location: -

Website: https://www.york.ac.uk

Study mode distance learning (part-time)

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 36 months

Intl fees: £18240


Has presessional course

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Description

University of York has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

This distance learning programme builds on the strength and success of the campus-based taught MSc Mathematical Finance at the University of York. The online MSc was launched in September 2009 to run alongside the campus-based programme.Applications are invited for the intake of students in September or February. Candidates should submit their application at least two weeks before an intake is due to start.A online Pre-sessional Programme is available for candidates who need to strengthen or consolidate their mathematics background before embarking on the MSc. Such candidates need to apply at least three months before an MSc intake is due to start.Online students will be developing skills and competence in Mathematical and Quantitative Finance which are of direct relevance in the field of work, and can open up fantastic employment and progression opportunities. Please see the Careers section.The online programme has built-in flexibility to meet the needs of distance learners from diverse backgrounds:City and other professionals, who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree programme without disrupting their career commitments;Individuals, companies and professional organisations seeking suitable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses;Recent university graduates who need to support themselves or their families while continuing their studies to postgraduate level;Students who find it difficult to attend a campus-based programme because of a variety of reasons such as family care commitments or disability;Overseas students who seek a degree in Mathematical Finance from a leading British university but prefer to pursue their studies from their home country.

Requirements

Entry requirements

https://www.york.ac.uk/maths/postgraduate/pg-taught-courses/msc-mathematical-finance-distance-learning/

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each component)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of York, Financial mathematics .

About this university

International students

York is home to international students from around the world and its website contains specific information for each country about requirements to study there. There is a special international student support department that offer everything from immigration advice services to student orientation programs on arrival in the UK. The orientation program, called Welcome Week, is a free program of talks and activities to help international students understand life at York and the British culture. There is also an International Students Association (ISA) to get involved with and English language support programs for those who don't speak English or wish to learn more. The ISA is a part of the YUSU and is one of the largest organisations on campus with some 2000 members. It hosts around 100 events each year with the aim of promoting cultural exchange. Student life outside the classroom revolves around the University of York Student Union or YUSU. It operates a licensed venue called The Courtyard as well as representing students through a number of committees and its council. The union operates a TV station, radio station and a student newspaper as well as a magazine and its own cinema, showing around 30 films each term. The university has over 60 sports teams participating in the British Universities and Colleges Sport league as well as the annual Roses Tournament against Lancaster University, the largest inter-university tournament in Europe. It commemorates the Civil War known as the War of the Roses. In the arts, the Music Society and the Drama Society are two of the largest groups on campus and work together to stage an annual musical. There are also a number of specialist art groups including the ComedySoc an FUSION, dedicated to urban music and raising money for charity. All take part in York Carnival, an annual celebration of music and arts in York that now sees crowds in excess of 5000.

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